Tuesday, May 09, 2006



Beazer Homes has partnered with LOFT (Latinos on Fast Track) in an effort to diversify the managerial side of home development by giving Hispanic students an opportunity to learn about the industry through internships.

Job Description

· 10 weeks, full time.
· Competitive compensation
· Construction Management Department
· Land Development Department
· The internship offers an opportunity to learn and gain valuable hands on experience in the residential construction industry
· Apply your educational experiences in a dynamic company and growth industry · Position yourself for full time employment opportunities after graduation
· Network with other interns and professionals
· Work assignments will be consistent with student educational experience and desired career path and l include tasks relevant to the attainment of company goals
· Opportunity to give back to the community and develop relationship with lender and its partners


· Completion of sophomore/junior year prior to the internship
· Full time students who maintain a 3.0/4.0 overall GPA and a 3.0/4.0 GPA within major · If you are bilingual it is an advantage, but not a requirement
· High maturity level needed · Ability to fit in and get work done with minimal supervision
· Interested in learning and getting most out of experience

If interested please contact Anita Galiano immediately,

Anita Galiano


CMS Diversity Summer Internship Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces a 12-week Diversity Summer Internship Program for college and university students. CMS is the Federal agency that administers the Medicare, Medicaid, and State Children's Health Insurance Programs. The purpose of the Diversity Summer Internship Program is to enhance students' knowledge about CMS programs, mission, vision and goals. Additionally, the program seeks to familiarize participants about Federal, State, and local health care programs serving underserved and uninsured populations. This 12-week program is offered to college/university students of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) descent, and to students attending Hispanic Serving Institutions or of Hispanic descent, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). The program, developed by CMS, is consistent with the goals and objectives for the Hispanic Agenda for Action, and the AAPI, HBCU, and TCU Initiatives.

Dates of Employment

Students may begin the program as early as May 15, 2006. The date the student begins the program will determine when the 12-week appointment ends. All appointments must be completed by September 8, 2006.
Eligibility and Application Process
In order to qualify, students MUST meet one of the following requirements:
• a student of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) descent
• a student attending a Hispanic Serving Institution or of Hispanic descent
• a student attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCUs), or a Tribal College and University (TCUs)

Only applications from students who are U.S. citizens will be accepted for this program. All applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 and a minimum of 60 credits as of May 19, 2006, in majors relating to the health care and/or management field (e.g. computer science, business administration, allied health, health science, accounting, social science, and/or statistics). A student's application package must contain a detailed resume (including social security number, date of birth and citizenship) and a transcript. Students are strongly encouraged to complete the Department of Health & Human Services Applicant Background Survey (http://www.cdc.gov/hrmo/OMB_form.htm) and submit it with their application package. Students must also indicate the date they will be available to begin the program, if selected. The requested materials must be mailed to the 2006 Diversity Summer Internship Program, Attention: Marla Lazarus, Mail Stop C2-13-13, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244.
Salary and Place of Employment

The salary is approximately $12-$13 per hour for a 40-hour workweek. This amount may vary in some areas according to the locality pay for specific regions. Interns are responsible for their own living arrangements and transportation costs. Employment opportunities are available at CMS sites in Boston, Massachusetts; New York City, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Kansas City, Missouri; Denver, Colorado; San Francisco, California; Seattle, Washington; Miami, Florida; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Employment site preference(s) should be indicated on the student's resume. Selected students will be responsible for costs incurred should they relocate to participate in the program.

CMS Contact

If you have any questions about the summer program, please contact Marla Lazarus at http://us.f356.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=MLazarus@cms.hhs.gov or at 410-786-7817. Thank you for your interest in the 2006 Diversity Summer Internship Program.

Marla Lazarus
Workforce & Organization Development Group
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Phone: (410) 786-7817
Fax: (410) 786-9580

Monday, May 08, 2006


Fannie Mae www.FannieMae.com is a company that provides financial products and services that makes it possible for low, moderate and middle income families to buy their own homes. The America Dream Team was crated by Fannie mae to diversify the industry by introducing minoirty youth to careers in the mortgage/lending field. This will ultimately increase financial empowerment opportunities for minorities and in the progress offset predatory lending practices across the country.

  1. $5,600. forthe duration of the internship (10 weeks) Some weekends may be requierd(special community outreach projects and/or homebuyers seminars).
  2. Participate in Fannie Mae's American Dream Team Seminar in Washington DC. Fannie Mae will fly the intern in for one week, May 29th -June 2nd (travel, stay and food expenses paid). Students from throughtout the coutnry will receive on the mortgage and lending industry.
  3. Opportunity to give back to the community and develop relationship with lender and its partners .
  4. Work assignments will include specific business projects, rotations through varios departments, and direct contact with customers.
  5. You will be matched with mentor to enhance your experience and guide you on your career.


  • Current college sophomore-Seniors of Hispanic origin
  • GPA: 3.0 and higher
  • Majors: business oreinted fields(Business Administration, Business Management, Marketing, Communications, Public relations, Liberal Arts, etc)
  • Permanent US resident or US citizen.

Thursday, March 23, 2006


Win a trip with Nicholas D. Kristof, it is a offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to an intrepid, intellectually curious student at an American college or graduate school. One extraordinary individual will be chosen to accompany Pulitzer Prize winner.

Nicholas D Kristof, Op-Ed and TimesSelect columnist, on an all-expenses paid reporting continent this summer. The winner will merely be Nicolas traveling companion but will also bring fresh perspective to his reporting on developing countries. As Nick says, you wont be practicing tourism, but journanlism.

For full contest details, including a letter from Nick describing the type of individualhe is looking for please visit www.nytimes.com/winatrip. Contest deadline is Thursday, April 20. The winner will be announced by June1.

Felice Nudelman
The new York times
229West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

Friday, March 17, 2006

HACU National Internship Program

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is seeking qualified applicants for our summer and fall 2006 internship sessions. As you may be aware, the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) offers paid internships that also include a student's round-trip with federal agencies and private corporations nationwide.

Students are able to apply online at www.hnip.net. Here students will get first-hand knowledge of what it is like to be a HACU itern as they read stories by students, supervisors andfeatured alumni. I would appreciate your help in publicizing this information to your campus community.

We are very committed to providing students with an opportunity to develop valuable professional and life skills. If you have any questions regarding HNIP, please contact our office at 202-467-0893. Thank you for helping HACU continue its mission as the Champions of Hispanic Success in Higher Education.


The Hispanic College Fund(HCF) launched its 13th annual search to provide 2 million dollars in scholarships to more than 700 outstanding Hispanic college students across America. HCF is looking for the next generation of engineers, business executives, scientists and health professionals with the drive to become leaders of America's professional workforce.

Scholarships are awarded to students demonstrating academic merit and financial need. Students can apply online at http://www.hispanicfund.org , . The application deadline is April 15, 2006. Awards will be given for the 2006-2007 academic year and can amount anywhere from $500- $10,000. The HCF Scholarship Program is open to all students with a minimum 3.0 GPA majoring in studies related to business, finance, engineering and the sciences.

Thursday, March 09, 2006


The Spanish Embassy in Washington, D.C., has announced this year's "Young Hispanic Leaders Program" (Programa de Jóenes Líderes Hispanos). This is an all expense paid program that will take place in Santander and Madrid, Spain, from June 22-July 1, 2006. The object of the program is to provide an opportunity for youg Hispanic professional (between the ages of 28-38 years old) from the United States to become familiar with Spain's political, economic, social and cultural environment.

HACU encourages you to submit nominations that meet the qualifications. Program information and application materials may be found by clicking here. Applications must be submitted by MARCH 31, 2006. Select the English option at the top of the website page if you prefer to read the information in English. Submit applications directly to the Spanish Embassy as indicated in the application materials. If you have any questions, please contact info@joveneslidereshispanos.com or call (202) 728-2340, ext. 1474.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2006

HACU-Grants for Language and Culture Assist in Spain

As a result of an agreement the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) signed with the Spanish Embassy on July 20, 2005, we are pleased to announce the following opportunity to HACU-member 4-year institutions in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Grants for North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain 2006-07

Students at your institution who meet the criteria for this program are encouraged to apply. If selected, Language and Culture Assistants will be assigned to Spanish elementary or secondary schools and provide students and teachers there with the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the English language and American culture. Assistants will also have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the Spanish language and culture. The program’s goal is to increase cultural understanding between the citizens of Spain and the United States and Canada.

Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by March 20, 2006.

For more information about the program including application requirements, please visit the Spanish Embassy’s website at: http://www.sgci.mec.es/usa/AC/indexing.shtml.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2006

HACU Scholarship Program for the 2006-2007 Academic Year

HACU announces the launch of the HACU Scholarship Program for the
2006-2007 Academic Year

2006-2007 Scholarship Program
Website: https://scholarships.hacu.net

The deadline to apply online and submit

all required documentation is May 19, 2006.

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is pleased to announce that beginning on Monday, February 13, 2006, students from HACU member institutions will be able to apply online for the scholarships that HACU will offer for the 2006-2007 Academic Year. HACU will provide more than 200 scholarships worth over $315,000 to students that attend HACU member institutions.

To receive a HACU scholarship, students must demonstrate financial need, meet the criteria specified for the program to which they are applying, and be attending a HACU-member institution at the time scholarship awards are made. Scholarships are non-renewable unless otherwise indicated. Renewable scholarships are contingent upon funding and the student’s continuing eligibility. Full-time students are those taking at least 12 credit hours per semester or its equivalent for graduate students

For more scholarship information, specific criteria, and online application form, please visit: https://scholarships.hacu.net./

HACU represents over 450 member and partner colleges and universities collectively serving three out of every four of the nation’s 2 million Hispanic higher education students. Only students attending these HACU member institutions are eligible for the scholarships. Please visit www.hacu.net for the most up-to-date listing of current HACU member institutions.

The application deadline, including all necessary supporting documentation, will be May 19, 2006. Scholarships will be awarded in August. The following scholarships will be available for the 2006-2007 academic year.

Bureau of Land Management Award $1,000

Full-time undergraduate students at 4-year institutions with declared majors in natural resources – or their equivalent majors/curricula – degree program. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 and have an interest in natural resources management.

CLASE/Coors Light Academic Success in Education Award $1,000

Full-time graduate students in any Master, J.D., M.D., or Ph.D. program. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

General Motors Engineering Excellence Award $2,000 (renewable)

Full-time undergraduate or graduate students at 4-year institutions with declared majors in an engineering degree program. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2. Scholarship is renewable based on availability of funds and student’s continuing eligibility.

Lockheed Martin Scholarship Award $2,800

Full-time undergraduate students at 4-year institutions with declared majors in electrical engineering, computer science and mechanical engineering. Student must be interested in Lockheed Martin employment opportunities and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.20.

NASCAR/Wendell Scott Award $1,500 (undergraduate) / $2,000 (graduate)

Undergraduate or graduate students of any major who demonstrate either a recreational or professional interest in the motor sports industry. Undergraduate students must be full-time, able to use the scholarship during their junior or senior year, and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Graduate students must be attending school at least on a part-time basis.

Office Depot Scholarship $1,000

Undergraduate students attending 4-year institutions with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in any the following majors: business administration, international business, marketing, merchandising, or information technology.

Time Warner Scholarship Award $2,000

Full-time undergraduate students at 4-year institutions who have completed at least 12 undergraduate units of any major with an interest in the entertainment, news, media or telecommunications industries. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Scholars may be considered for paid summer internships at Time Warner through the Time Warner “STARS” program.

Wachovia Scholarship Award $1,000

Full-time undergraduate students attending 2 or 4 year institutions with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in any of the following majors: finance, accounting, or business administration.

Wal-Mart Achievers Award $1,000

Full-time undergraduate students attending 2- or 4-year institutions in their sophomore or junior year at a U.S. mainland institution. Students must be declared majors in: business administration, general management, retail management, marketing, or food merchandising – or their equivalent majors/curricula – degree program. Students must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and preferably, be working while attending school and have an interest in retail.

If you have any questions regarding HACU’s scholarship program, please visit us at https://scholarships.hacu.net. You may also contact Jonathan Santeliz, HACU Collegiate Programs Manager, at (202) 467-0893 or send an e-mail to scholarship@hacu.net.

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